An experienced, old-school convict would not have robbed a bank for $1 as Verone did; they, instead, would have heaved a brick through the front window of their local Post Office, a crime that’s guaranteed to result in a federal judge giving out a buffalo. For those unfamiliar with the argot, a “buffalo” is a “nickel” uh, five years? Plenty of time to get healthy.
Earlier this week a man robbed a bank for $1 just to get access to health care through the federal prison system. The stunt worked: James Verone is now receiving medical services for a growth on his chest, two ruptured disks, and a problem with his left foot. But he’ll likely get less than a year’s time, in which case he’s said he’ll rob again.
This doesn’t happen in Canada or Great Britain.
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Americans should be so proud, that this is the country we fight to preserve. Who needs change?